Bolton Lodge Potluck held January 26th

Folks from the Burlington GMC gathered at Bolton Lodge on January 26 for the (new) traditional post-annual meeting pot luck and oyster stew.
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GMC Burlington Annual Meeting was held January 18

GMC Burlington Section Annual Meeting was held at the Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington on Saturday Evening, January 18th. Continue reading

Trip reports December 2019 (last updated 1/5/2020)

12/29/2019 – Mt. Abe
After gathering at various collection points for some carpooling, 13 of us assembled at the Battell Trail trailhead. Continue reading

Trip reports November 2019 (last updated 12/1/2019)

Saturday 11/23/19 – Camel’s Hump Monroe trail to Beaver Pond.
This is a moderate hike with over easy grades along the forested Monroe Trail. Continue reading

Trip reports October 2019 (last updated 10/31/2019)

10/26/2019 – Beane Trail to App Gap

Seven of us met at Richmond Park and Ride and took 2 cars to the trailhead on Carse Road. Continue reading

Trip reports September 2019 (last updated 10/5/2019 with Stowe Pinnacle outing)

9/28/2019 – Smugglers Notch to Vt 15
Three of us met at the Cambridge park & ride at 8:30 and drove to the VT 15 Long Trail crossing, where we met the last two, then took a single car to the top of VT 108.  Continue reading

Vermont’s Urban and Community Forestry Program website & newsletter

The Vermont’s Urban and Community Forestry Program website has information and a list of events of interest to many GMCers. You can also sign up there for their TREEMail newsletter. Continue reading

Upcoming Opportunities to Learn About Forests and Forestry

Here are some upcoming opportunities to learn about forests and forestry in Chittenden County in the next couple months, from Ethan Tapper, Chittenden County Forester. Continue reading

Trip reports August 2019 (updated 9/2/2019)

8/31/2019 – Hike around Mansfield
We met at the Underhill Center park & ride at 8:30, unfortunately missing by only a couple minutes one person from meetup who got a little lost and was late.
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Bear Issues on the Long Trail & Appalachian Trail in Vermont

GMC executive director Mike Debonis has asked us to share the following information:

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Trip reports July 2019 (updated 7/28/2019)

7/20/2019 – Cantilever Rock
We met at 8:30 at the Underhill Center park & ride, took one car up to the state park, and were on the trail a little before 9. Continue reading

Trip reports June 2019 (updated 7/3/2019)

6/30/2019 – Long Trail – Spruce Ledge Camp to Babcock Trail Loop
Three of us left Essex at 8:00am for the one hour drive to Eden. Continue reading